Category Archives: Building and Construction

Busy Building

When I moved into my new home, I had a half completed project waiting for me in the background. This structure was originally intended to be a horse [..]

Building and Construction, Tools, Uncategorized

Tomato Trials, Winter Wrap-Up

The winter blues finally got the best of me, and so I gave in, and started planting seeds early. I told myself I was doing a tomato trial [..]

Arduino Projects, Building and Construction, Ike, Tomatoes , , , , , , ,

Building Bar Stools for My X

My brother had a kitchen table and four chairs that he no longer wanted, and since I liked the pattern in the backs, I took them home and [..]

Building and Construction, New Ideas, Other, Tools

Building a Blasting Cabinet

I’ve been investigating how sand blasters work in order to speed up my learning curve. You see, I haven’t saved enough yet to purchase the required equipment, and [..]

Building and Construction, Glass Etching, How To's, Tools , ,

Cider Press Complete

Adonica Standing with the Press For the past two days, I’ve had one item which has topped my agenda: Finishing and testing out the cider press I’ve been [..]

Apples, Building and Construction, Cider Press, People, Shed, Tools ,

Cider Press Progress

Notched Landscape Timbers After working hard all summer on my shed and it’s second story wood shop, I’ve finally gotten started on my first serious project: A cider press.  The [..]

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Spring Projects for 2012

Cider Press While the weather is still cool, and before the garden demands so much of my time, I hope to build a cider press in the same [..]

Apples, Building and Construction, Goats, Planning , , , , , , , ,

A Year of Growth: 2011

Another year has passed on the farm, and as the old year passes by, it leaves changes much like a glacier grinding and pushing its way to the [..]

8N Ford Tractor, Afflictions, Apples, Building and Construction, Cauliflower, General, Tomatoes , , , , , , ,

Ladder and Lights

I only have a few major components to finish before I can call my shed complete, but before I totally enclosed the second story, I figured it would [..]

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Unconventional Door

I finally got enough other work done to begin constructing the first door for my shed. I built the basic frame, and with Davies help attached it to [..]

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